NECA Industry Innovation

How do you ensure success in uncertain environments? Join the NECA Innovation team at NECA 2021 Nashville to explore the pillars of business health and success, experience the “Innovation Overload” podcast, and get the latest intelligence on what innovative products, services and solutions the trade show has to offer!

Innovation Zone

Join us in the Innovation Zone, where we will evaluate the health of your company while we explore ways to overdrive innovation in your business. This means a focus on the six pillars of innovation.

  • People: Attracting and elevating talent for the construction industry.
  • Culture: Championing an impactful and socially responsible atmosphere.
  • Awareness: Identifying ways to learn, derive meaning, and evaluate success.
  • Strategy: Mapping and executing an action plan for sustainable results.
  • Technology: Identifying, appraising and applying con tech, solutions and processes.
  • Productivity: Measuring success, efficiency, and best practices.

Innovation Overload Podcast

Stop by three times a day to learn firsthand from industry leaders on how they apply innovation to grow their businesses and prepare for the future. The first show launched as part of the NECA Podcast Network, “Innovation Overload” helps contractors make sense of this constantly changing industry and decide what is right for their business. Each week, the NECA Innovation Team and a guest discuss and tackle problems contractors across the country are facing.

“Innovation Overload” will be live each day at the following times:
  • Sunday, October 10: 12:30, 2:30, 3:30
  • Monday, October 11: 1:15, 2:15, 3:15
  • Tuesday, October 12: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30

Trade Show Innovation Tours

Join us for a walk around the exhibit hall, where we’ll provide a guided tour of the most innovative companies at the NECA Convention. Explore the cutting edge of robotics, equipment, safety, and much more! See what innovation truly means for all these companies.

Innovation Tours will begin at the following times:
  • Sunday, October 10: 12:00, 1:30, 3:00, 4:00
  • Monday, October 11: 12:30, 1:30, 2:00, 3:00
  • Tuesday, October 12: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30

Innovation Education

Innovation is a hot topic at NECA 2021 Nashville, and we will proudly be offering multiple education sessions for those wishing to expand their companies. See the “Education” section of this brochure for complete descriptions, dates, and times.


For more information on attending NECA 2021 LIVE:

Call 202-991-6318 or email

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